We want to awaken the creative abilities in all children. Learning to express oneself with art flourishes in early childhood and being able to do this online is an important skill for young children to develop.
(PRWEB) January 31, 2012
Cackleberries Entertainment is pleased to announce the launch of their educational art lessons You Tube channel. Not only will, young children be able to watch animated music videos and stories featuring the Cackleberries characters, plus get sneak peeks at what is coming up in the virtual world of Oville, they will also be able improve their drawing and motor skills with a new series of art lessons called “Learn to Draw with Kencil the Magic Pencil.”
In a tone reminiscent of Bob Ross, Ken Rolston, Lead Cackleberries Concept Designer, provides the voice for Kencil the Magic Pencil, an animated art instructor who shows children how to draw Cackleberries characters step-by-step. Rolston is also designing the lesson plans and artwork for the videos.
When asked why her company is developing this new line of video drawing lessons, Cackleberries CEO Eronne Foster art said, “We want to awaken the creative abilities in all children. Learning to express oneself with art flourishes in early childhood and being able to do this online is an important skill for young children to develop.”
The Cackleberries team hopes that the online drawing lessons will help build the confidence of young children ages three to seven as they develop their creativity and artistic abilities. The first video lesson teaches children how to draw Cack the Cackasaurus. A new lesson will be uploaded every Wednesday starting February 8, 2012.
The company is also working on its first series of narrated stories that explain the origin of each of the Cackleberries characters. The first of these, “Mumbee’s Story Time: The Origin of Nestor,” has just been uploaded. This narrated picture book tells the story of how a hip hop Cackleberry named Nestor came to live in Oville under the care of the virtual world’s mother figure, Mumbee. Viewers can also watch an animated history of Oville and listen to theme songs. Upcoming content includes videos that teach signing as well as origami.
Always looking for input from families and educators, the Cackleberries Facebook page is now a conversational hub for the company’s new suite of educational videos on You Tube. Parents and teachers are encouraged to discuss and provide feedback on these new free learning resources on Facebook.
Cackleberries is a children’s edutainment (entertainment and education) company offering a website, animation, toys, games, music and more. Most importantly Cackleberries introduces young children, three to seven, to online education with a dedication to keeping them safe. Cackleberries protects children from the internet with the latest technology, provides family-friendly content, and never advertises to children. The living virtual world of Oville is a place for children to learn and play in a guaranteed safe environment.